Remembering World War I: St. Tammany Parish Answers the Call to Battle. Part 3

New military technologies and the horrors of warfare brought grim and ghastly levels of carnage and destruction. By the end of World War I, more than 16 million people--soldiers and civilians-- were dead. Measures to protect the economy were implemented. In St. Tammany Parish, civilians were asked to invest in war saving stamps and a…
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Remembering World War I: St. Tammany Parish Answers the Call to Battle. Part 2

War ads were prevalent in the St. Tammany Farmer during World War I. The ads were placed to garner financial support for those St. Tammany residents who were overseas fighting in the conflict.   War ads continued during the course of the war after the first initial draft of St. Tammany Parish men. The last…
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